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    From left to right are: Francis Jehl, President Herbert Hoover, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, at the 50th anniversary of the incandescent light at Greenfield Village, Michigan, Oct. 21, 1929. Edison is showing the president how he made the first lamp. The Associated Press

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    Built for public transportation, this subway finds greater use in war-time London as an air-raid shelter, Oct. 21, 1940. Although the quarters are cramped, they are much to be preferred to the dangers above ground during night-long bombing attacks on the capital. The Associated Press

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    Charles Atlas demonstrates the power of strong muscles to youngsters from the Madison Square Boys Club, collectively weighing over 500 pounds, on Oct. 21,1945 in New York. The Associated Press

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    Queen Elizabeth II, wearing mink stole, and Prince Philip, standing next to viewing telescope, view New York City from the observatory roof of the Empire State Building on Oct. 21, 1957. The Queen said, "It's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen." Between the couple is Richard Patterson, white hair, their official city greeter. Standing next to the Queen, at left, is building owner Col. Henry Crown and his wife. Next to them is Wiley Buchanan, state department of chief of Protocol. The Associated Press

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    Exterior view of the new Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on New York’s Fifth Avenue, shown Oct. 20 1959, which is to be formally opened tomorrow. The unusual looking structure, build in a spiral like a corkscrew, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It is a memorial to the late Solomon R. Guggenheim, industrialist, philanthropist and patron of art.The Associated Press

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    Vice President Richard M. Nixon, left, listens as Senator John F. Kennedy talks during their televised presidential race debate. This photo was made from a television screen in New York, Oct. 21, 1960. The Associated Press

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    American author John Steinbeck is surrounded by autograph seekers at Moscow's Library of Foreign Languages, Oct. 21, 1963. The Associated Press

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    A suspected Viet Cong is kicked by a Vietnamese soldier holding a rifle as another soldier attempts to tie his hands on Oct. 21, 1965. The prisoner was one of 15 captured near Xom Chua when government troops raided in the plain of reeds area. Troops killed 43 suspected Vietcong and seized some arms. The Associated Press

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    Antiwar demonstrators approach lines of U.S. Marshals and military police in front of the Pentagon in Washington D.C. on Oct. 21, 1967. The Associated Press

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    Heavyweight boxers Jerry Quarry, left, and Muhammad Ali face each other at a ringside table following their physical examinations at a training center in Atlanta, Ga., Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1970. The athletes will meet in a 15-round non-title fight Oct. 26 in Atlanta. The Associated Press

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    Swedish rock group "ABBA" performs on the public television show "Wonderama" at WNET-TV in New York City on Oct. 21, 1976. Left to right are, Benny Anderson, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Faltskog and Bjorn Ulvaesus. The Associated Press

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    President Ronald Reagan points towards his opponent during the presidential debate, Sunday, Oct. 21, 1984, Kansas City, Mo. The Associated Press

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    Richard Ramirez, accused of 14 counts of murder in the "Night Stalker" serial killings, is flanked by attorneys Daniel Hernandez, left, and Arturo Hernandez during court appearance in Los Angeles, Ca., Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1985. Ramirez wants the two men to represent him instead of his current attorney, Joseph Gallegos. Municipal Court Judge Elva Soper advised Ramirez to refrain from making a hasty second change of defense attorneys. The Associated Press

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    A crane mounted on a barge, left, has been towed into position, ready to lift a section of the collapsed San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in San Francisco, Calif., on Oct. 21, 1989. Repair of the structure, which collapsed during the earthquake days earlier, is estimated by transportation officials to take from three to eight weeks . The Associated Press

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    Presidential candidate Bill Clinton and his running mate Al Gore play with a football at Chicago’s Midway Airport, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1992 before their departure. The Associated Press

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